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“Regarding what happened last night at the White House with Weijia, we have to be able to ask the tough questions,” she said, according to a person who attended the meeting.
We support Weijia and our White House correspondents to ask tough important questions.” Zirinsky noted that while its reporters don’t want to become part of the story, sometimes it is unavoidable.
ADAD“It’s such a basic, simple question, and you try and make it sound so bad,” Trump told her.
In his near-daily White House updates on the coronavirus crisis, Trump has had a habit of turning the focus to the reporters who ask him questions.
ADBut by calling out Jiang, the president has also built on a pattern of suggesting that reporters might have certain loyalties based on their identity.